With Andrew McGregor.
Schubert String Quintet in C (D956)
7.05 Bach Jauchzet , frohlocket ... (Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248)
7.32 Ysaye Sonata in A minor for solo violin. Op 27 No 2
8.05 Grieg Peer Gynt (excerpts)
8.14 A Purcell Portfolio:
A selection of songs
8.45 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
Gounod Petite Symphonie for wind
St Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood
9.20 Handel Suite No 1 in A (HWV 426)
Keith Jarrett (piano)
9.33 Duparc Serenade ;
Galop Thomas Allen (baritone) Roger Vignoles (piano)
9.38 Debussy Iberia (Images)
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Presented by Piers Burton-Page .
Veraclni Overture No 6 in B flat
10.10 Mozart Piano
Concerto No 21 in C (K467)
11.00 Grieg In Heaven Above, Op 74 No 4
11.10 Artist of the Week:
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon) Weber Bassoon Concerto in F, Op 75
11.30 Stanford Symphony No 7 in D minor
"Bridge's later works are an evolution from the earlier ones - stemming from a desire to say more personal things." - Britten. arr Britten There is a willow grows aslant a brook Philip Dukes (viola)
Sophia Rahman (piano) Bridge Piano Trio No 2
Rosemary Furniss (violin) Alexander Baillie (cello) Kathryn Stott (piano) Allegro moderato
(Symphony for Strings) Northern Sinfonia. conductor Charles Groves
See also 9 30pm
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Wartime at the National Gallery
Robert Philip recalls Myra Hess 's concert series in Second World War London.
In the second programme, he describes how the series survived the Blitz and introduces performances by the Hirsch and Rose
Cyril Smith and Kathleen Long and soprano Maggie Teyte. Rpt
Radio Showcase 2.05 In the News 2.25 Something to Think About 2.40 Music
The work described at its first performance in 1675 as the English opera. With music by Matthew Locke and words by Thomas Shadwell , it is the earliest example of that particularly English genre, the semi-opera, later to be used with success by Purcell.
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett Rpt FAIREST ISLE
4.30 William Walton
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Barry Wordsworth Steven Burnard (viola) Walton Viola Concerto
Tommy Pearson tries the thumb piano, with expert playing from Chartwell Dutiro and the group Spirit Talk.
From Cardiff with Geraint Lewis
Coates Overture: The
5.40 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat (K407)
6.03 Moeran Nocturne
6.25 Purcell Sonata No 4 in D minor (Z805)
6.35 Strauss Horn
Concerto No 2 in E flat
Producer Gwawr Owen
From the Royal Festival Hall,
Conductor Richard Hickox
Christian Lindberg (trombone)
Judith Howarth (soprano) Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes: A Time There
Michael Nyman Trombone Concerto (BBC commission: first performance) See also 10.45pm
8.15 Das Land ohne Musik
As Radio 3's exploration and celebration of British music reaches its climax,
Fritz Spiegl investigates the famous catchphrase.
8.35 Bgar The Spirit of England
The cultural politics of British musical life.
4: The 19th Century: Music and Morals
Presented by Clive Brown.
Final programme tomorrow 9.30pm
There is a willow grows aslant a brook -
Frank Bridge's haunting musical impression of Ophelia, together with the words from which it grew. Soloists
Bournemouth Sinfonia, conductor Norman Del Mar Producer David Gallagher
Recorded last spring at St George's, Brandon Hill ,
Bristol and introduced by Chris de Souza and Michael Berkeley
. Alice Coote (mezzo) Julius Drake (piano)
Schumann Frauenliebe und Leben
Berkeley Speaking Silence (first performance of revised version)
A Classic Arts production
Michael Nyman s
Trombone Concerto receives its premiere tonight at the Royal Festival Hall and on Radio 3. Michele Roberts
has the verdict and meets poet Susan Wicks , who has turned to prose to portray the life and death of her widowed father.
Producer John Goudie
Concluding the series in which the BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra performs British symphonies of the early 1950s.
Conductor Anthony Halstead Rebecca Hirsch (violin) Thomas Prtfield Pavane and Polka
Rawsthome Violin Concerto
Wordsworth Symphony No 3 Series producer Simon Lord
9: Sir Walter enjoying his damsel